ford raptor 6x6 - AutoMundo, the premier American Spanish-language automobile publication, called the brand-new Volvo S80 as Automobile of the Year for 2007. The respected honor which is appearing in the April problem of the magazine complies with the car?s debut in the USA market. It likewise reflects the appeal of the really initial Volvo deluxe car powered by the well known V8 engine.
The Volvo S80 is the latest effort of the car manufacturer to move far from its boxy image. But other than invoking advanced styling, the car manufacturer additionally checked the waters and also presented a powerful engine supported by a Volvo spoiler, filter, heating & cooling system and just as effective brakes.
The luxury flagship car from the car manufacturer was picked for its impressive advanced layout, vibrant and also vibrant driving qualities as well as Volvo's fabulous safety systems. "The new 2007 Volvo S80 was actually the apparent option," commented Jorge Koechlin, the President and Editor-in-Chief of AutoMundo. "As the firm's initial V8-powered automobile, it really damages the mold and mildew of what AutoMundo has come to expect of Volvo's automobiles."
" The S80 is a true competitor to various other European and also Japanese deluxe sedans," said Anne Belec, the Head Of State as well as the CEO of Volvo Cars for North America. "This acknowledgment by the editors of AutoMundo is considerable, and also reflects our belief that Volvo deserves factor to consider in this really competitive section."
The Volvo S80 is equipped with a number of typical security systems to display the automaker?s safety and security features turning points. The functions consist of the Side Effect Defense System (SIPS), Whiplash Protection System (WHIPS) and anti-lock brakes with digital brake force distribution. It also features lots of driver-assistance systems such as Volvo's Unseen area Details System (BLIS), Adaptive Cruise Ship Control with Crash Caution as well as Ready Alert Brakes with Electronic Brake Support.
The S80 also features the optional Individual Auto Communicator (PCC) remote. According to the car manufacturer, prior to a chauffeur gets to their auto, they are able to evaluate the safety and security level and understand whether they have set the alarm system as well as if the automobile is locked. The Volvo S80 is additionally equipped with heartbeat sensor that gives warning if a person is concealing inside the automobile. To increase safety to the next level, the luxury car is given the Flexible cruise control (ACC) with Accident Warning and Brake Assistance (CWBS). The ACC promoted unwinded as well as comfortable driving by enabling the motorist to select speed as well as minimal time gap to the vehicle ahead.
The Volvo S80 went on sale in December. It is offered a beginning rate of $38,705 for the 235-horsepower inline-6 cyndrical tube engine and $47,350 for the all-wheel-drive-equipped V8 with 311 horsepower. The S80 is just one of the effective product lines of the car manufacturer. For this year, Volvo?s model schedule includes the award-winning S40 and its wagon counterpart the V50; the flashy S60 sedan; the prize-winning XC90; versatile V70 wagon and also rugged XC70; as well as the new C70 convertible.
AutoMundo publication, which is presently commemorating its 25th anniversary, is aimed at publishing one of the most extensive content relating to all facets of the automotive market in the USA. The automotive magazine aims to provide pertinent, premium web content to its Hispanic viewers and also auto enthusiasts.